OU Advocacy Center Hosts Senator Pat Toomey

(Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 06:00 AM)

oulThe OU Advocacy Center (OUA) hosted a private meeting on Feb. 12 with U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Penn.) to discuss a variety of issues important to the American Jewish community including Israel, the rise in global terrorism and anti-Semitism, Iran, and education affordability in non-public schools. Sen. Toomey emphasized the importance of maintaining a strong strategic alliance with Israel and working to prevent a nuclear-armed Iran. OU Advocacy Center Executive Director Nathan Diament, in his remarks, spoke about the OUA’s efforts to strengthen federal initiatives such as the Urban Area Security Initiative Nonprofit Homeland Security Grant Program, which provides funding to enhance security for at-risk religious and nonprofit facilities.

Photo 1: U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey addressed a private meeting of the OU Advocacy Center to discuss various issues important to the American Jewish community, including Israel, the rise in global terrorism and anti-Semitism, Iran, and education affordability in non-public schools.

Photo 2: OU Advocacy Center Executive Director Nathan Diament addressed the crowd at a private meeting with U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey and talked about the OUA’s federal efforts, including advocating for increased funding for the Urban Area Security Initiative Nonprofit Homeland Security Grant Program.

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Photo 3: U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey addressed a private meeting of the OU Advocacy Center to discuss various issues important to the American Jewish community, including Israel, the rise in global terrorism and anti-Semitism, Iran, and education affordability in non-public schools. From L-R: Nathan Diament, Executive Director of the OU Advocacy Center; Elliot Holtz, Co-Chairman of the PA OU Advocacy Center; U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey; Amir Goldman, Co-Chairman of the PA OU Advocacy Center; and Aaron Troodler, PA Director for the OU Advocacy Center.

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One Comment

  1. Avraham says:

    Concerning the OU:
    Why are they abandoning their OU Job Board, which they have funded with revenue from their Kashrus fees? A Chesed organization that has provided job placement and job training to hundreds of Jews annually should not be allowed to “die”!

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